Monthly Archives: September 2012

Classier dining room

We picked out a new light fixture for the dining room Friday night at the home depot. The old fixture, an IKEA model, wasn’t quite our style. The new fixture fits our house much better… With lights on…

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Bathroom vanity!

It was quite a project replacing the old bathroom sink, but also very rewarding after finishing. Here is one last look at the old, ugly sink. Removing it was a lot easier than expected, although the valve for the hot … Continue reading

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New blinds!

Today we put up new blinds in the bathroom. Previously, there were 1980’s vertically blinds that were unattractive and were easy to bump open. Now we have fancy blinds that can be lowered from the bottom….and top! With these, we … Continue reading

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“Labor” weekend

We made some more upgrades over the weekend…. Three new ceiling lights (one more to do). Replaced a bunch of old outlets. Before: After: Also swapped out a bunch of old, tan switches, for white ones. And…a new shower rod … Continue reading

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Steelers 5k

This morning we ran a 5k that was sponsored by the Pittsburgh Steelers. Almost 3000 people participated. Inside the Great Hall at Heinz Field they were setting up for raffles after the event. The race started just south of the … Continue reading

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Morning scrubbing

It may be hard to see here, but after several hours of scrubbing, the front of the awning is much, much cleaner. It seemed like it hadn’t been cleaned in years, leaving stains in places. That was an arm workout! … Continue reading

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